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June 2, 2014 at 6:20 AM

2 teens killed in crash near Shelton

SHELTON (AP) — Two teens were killed when a pickup truck carrying as many as seven people ran off a Forest Service road and hit a tree Sunday near Shelton. The Mason County sheriff’s office says five people were in the bed of the truck, and it appears alcohol and marijuana were involved. The coroner’s office identifies…

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August 9, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Friday Memo: Baby ejected from car … Ken Griffey Jr. & A-Rod … Less beer

Baby ejected from car:  A 10-month-old baby not buckled in a child seat was ejected from a car that spun out in a ditch near Shelton last night. Condition of the youngster isn’t yet available. The 20-year-old woman in the car wasn’t injured. Are Seattle drinkers losing their taste for beer? Our FYI blogger Gene…

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August 9, 2013 at 6:58 AM

Baby ejected from car crash near Shelton

SHELTON (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a baby who was not in a child seat was ejected from a car when it spun out into a ditch Thursday night near Shelton. KBKW reports the 10-month-old boy was taken to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, condition unknown. The 20-year-old woman driving the car was not…

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March 13, 2013 at 7:08 PM

State Patrol: trooper accidentally shot in leg

SHELTON — A Washington State Patrol spokesman says a 46-year-old trooper was accidentally shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon during a training exercise at the patrol’s academy in Shelton. The Kitsap Sun reports that Sgt. Freddy Williams says the trooper suffered an entry wound to the thigh. Williams said the trooper was stable and was…

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December 20, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Highway 101 in Hood Canal area reopened

Highway 101 between Hoodsport and Brinnon is open again after crews cleared fallen trees and plowed icy parts of the road today, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. The 25-mile segment was closed yesterday after heavy snow snapped several trees onto the roadway. A 15-mile segment of 101 between state Route 3 near Shelton…

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November 21, 2012 at 7:20 AM

Shelton woman shot when she opens door

The Associate Press SHELTON — A Shelton woman was shot when she opened her door to two men early Wednesday. The Mason County sheriff’s office says at least one other person was in the house at the time. When deputies arrived the two suspects had fled. The weather prevented an airlift so medics drove the woman to St. Peter…

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October 5, 2012 at 9:55 AM

Wildfire burning near Shelton cools off, slows

The Associated Press SHELTON – Temperatures in the 30s overnight slowed a fast-moving wildfire near Shelton, allowing fire crews to make progress against the blaze, said Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman Sarah Foster on Friday. The fire remained at 150 acres Friday morning and 100 firefighters who worked through the night had it nearly one-third contained, Foster said. Residents…

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October 5, 2012 at 7:14 AM

Morning Memo: 10 local stories to know this Friday

1. REMAINS OF MAN MISSING 32 YEARS FOUND NEAR WASHOUGAL  Remains found by a property owner clearing brush last month near Washougal, in Skamania County, have been identified as a man who had been missing since 1980. The Skamania County sheriff’s office says 39-year-old Kenneth P. Stovner lived about a half-mile away. The remains were…

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October 4, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Mason County wildfire threatens dozen homes

A Mason County sheriff’s spokesman says a new Western Washington wildfire burning northeast of Shelton is threatening a dozen homes and has grown to 150 acres. Firefighters from three counties are battling it and additional state resources are being dispatched. Chief Deputy Dean Byrd says residents of 10-12 homes in the Johns Creek area have been told…

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